Example sentences for: descend

How can you use “descend” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • To such vulgarian depths does this "fascination" descend that there is in one place depicted an act of rank unsalubrious congress between him and a comestible whose ingestion by familial others is ineluctably and tenebrously foreordained.

  • Confusions between the identical sounding to and two almost led to a mid-air collision, when a pilot misheard Climb to five zero as Climb two five zero, putting him on a collision course with another aircraft that was just fifteen hundred feet above him; it did lead to a fatal accident, when a pilot, in another incident, read back the instruction Descend two four zero zero as O.K. Four zero zero and then proceeded, without correction from the controller, to descend to four hundred, rather than twenty-four hundred feet.

  • Once a term from the vocabulary is selected, ImaGO will return a page that lists all genes expressed in a given structure and also all genes expressed in all structures that descend from it.

  • The NYT speculates on a loss of cabin pressure (which the black box would not record), but USAT notes that pilots are taught to descend more slowly in such a situation.

  • A series of fishing competitions make up a “season” for the rich, bright, and beautiful, who descend to fish during the day and enjoy the lively social scene after dark.


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